A business owner client walked into my office this week defeated. His look and demeanor said it all – the business had gotten the best of him. A short discussion confirmed that a surging occurrence of common problems had beat him down and left him ready to quit; a familiar place for almost every business owner at one time or another.

Busy business owners think a lot about problems. A lot of things worry us and become sources of stress and frustration, sometimes to the point of paralysis. Fact is, problems and challenges will always be with us in business but here’s some encouragement as you think about your business this week: